Essay about A Report On The Field Of Veterinary Medicine

2135 Words Dec 5th, 2016 9 Pages
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It is clear that there is still plenty of room for improvement in the field of veterinary medicine in many different areas. One of the most important areas where improvement is needed is when it has to do with anesthesia, the animals undergoing a surgical procedure, and the staff who is responsible to care for these animals. There are many different reasons as to why this area is lacking the same quality of care that other areas might have. One of the specific problems appears to be lack of skill in some of the staff members, including the veterinarians and the surgery technician responsible for monitoring the animals that are under anesthesia. This is caused by the hiring of recent veterinary students and non- credential staff who will be responsible for monitoring the animals.
In the article Comparison of anaesthesia ‘Day 1 skills’ expectations between veterinary anaesthetists and general practitioners Duncan , Ross, Rhind, Clutton, and Shaw describe how there is a huge difference between the skills displayed from a first day graduate and a veterinarian who has either been practicing for years, or one who specializes in anesthesia (Duncan, et al). While it is understandable that a recent graduate will not have the same skills as someone who has been practicing for twenty years, people should still be able to have the confidence that a recent graduate will have the knowledge and skill to know what to do if there is an emergency while their pet is under…

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